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One Crisis Away: No Place To Go, Tracing West Dallas History From Bonnie And Clyde To Today

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A century ago, West Dallas was a poor, mostly white, unincorporated home for folks on the edge of society. As industry came, black families moved in— then Latinos, who put down roots that still run deep today. The one thread that connects all those people is poverty. And that’s just now starting to change. KERA’s new series One Crisis Away: No Place To Go explores a neighborhood on the financial edge—bracing for gentrification.